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WWE files trademarks for new NXT 2.0 ring names



On Thursday, it was reported that WWE changed the ring names of several NXT wrestlers. Now, the company has filed trademarks for the new names.

The names include Mila Malani, Wendy Choo, Will Charlton, Olympe Margaux, Chip Danning, Joey Tofino, and Die Familie.

WWE has dropped the Mei Ying character, portrayed by Karen Q, that was part of the group with Xia Li and Boa. She is now known as Wendy Choo.

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WWE filed for the terms earlier this week under the entertainment services classification with The United States Patent and Trademark Office. Here is the description:

“G & S: Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely blogs, in the field of sports entertainment.”

Mila Malani will be the new ring name for Kellie Morga, Will Charlton is the new name for NXT UK referee Rich Swift while NXT UK referee Artemis will be now known as Olympe Margaux and Chip Danning is the new name for NXT UK referee Chris Sharpe.

Malani signed with WWE in August 2021 after taking part in the Las Vegas tryouts during SummerSlam week. She previously worked for the I Believe in Wrestling promotion in Florida.